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Defense: Fayette County baby sitter’s abuse case a cover-up

By Kari Andren
The attorney for a man accused of injuring two young girls said Monday that the case against him is a cover-up by the girls’ parents to hide their abuse of the children. Attorney Anthony Bompiani told a jury of eight women ...

Fire destroys unoccupied Fayette home

By Mary Pickels 8:18 a.m.
A Fayette County home is believed to have been unoccupied when it was reported on fire about 6 a.m. Tuesday. Upper Tyrone Township fire Chief …

Eagle Scout’s project at Connellsville cemetery unearths family history

By Nancy Henry 7:31 a.m.
Mario Ruggieri, a 2015 graduate of Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High School, had a busy senior year and is having an even busier summer before heading ...

Connellsville kicks off farmers market

By Nancy Henry 7:31 a.m.
Opening day for the farmers market in Connellsville kicks off this Saturday. It will be in the PNC parking lot on West Crawford Avenue, across the street form the Connellsville Canteen. The market will open at 8 a.m. and run until noon ...

Nurse who dropped baby at Uniontown Hospital won’t lose job

By Nicole Chynoweth
A nurse who dropped a newborn in Uniontown Hospital will not lose her job, a hospital spokesman said Monday. The infant, Eli Murdock, suffered a fractured skull on June 30 when he slipped from the hands of a nurse who was ...

Fayette County man injured in WV fireworks mishap

By The Associated Press
FAYETTE COUNTY LAKE LYNN Man injured in mishap involving fireworks A fireworks accident that injured a Fayette County resident and another man in Monongalia County, is being investigated by West Virginia State Police. Donnie Kuykendall of Lake Lynn and Lucas Davis ...

Upper Tyrone Township Sewage Authority seeks $1.8 million for plant project

By Rachel Basinger 7:34 a.m.
Upper Tyrone Township Sewage Authority has agreed to seek a $1.8 million revolving line of credit from Scottdale Bank & Trust to continue to pay for expenses with construction of a sewage plant while it waits to close on a ...

Initials carved into pig in Georges Township

By Tribune-Review
State police in Uniontown said they are investigating a cruelty to animals incident, in which someone carved initials into the side of a pig in Georges Township, Fayette County, over the weekend. According to police, a 40-year-old Fairchance man reported …

Connellsville pavilion, horseshoes to preserve woman’s memory

By Marilyn Forbes
Kylie Sage loved horses. When you think of Kylie you think of horses, said family members. So collecting horseshoes was a natural step when family members were ...

Historical society aims to preserve Connellsville connections to conflicts

By Laura Szepesi
Check your attics, your closets, your cabinets and basements. Connellsville Historical Society wants to preserve family memories — especially military memories. Connellsville’s Canteen, on West Crawford ...

Grief support given for loss of pets

By Linda Harkcom
Veterinarian Justin  Kontir of Mt. Pleasant Animal Hospital in Mt. Pleasant Township said about five percent of his patients who lose a pet experience a level of grief for which they need outside support. “It’s amazing how  attached some people ...

Connellsville-area municipalities getting less return from gas impact fees

By Karl Polacek
Some local municipalities are seeing a decrease this year in Pennsylvania Act 13 Impact Fees, which for some would mean adjusting their budgets. Act 13 funds can be used for roadways, public safety, environmental programs, agricultural preservation and career and technical ...

Geibel Catholic acting, music camp enters 4th year

By Linda Harkcom
Geibel Catholic Junior- Senior High School and acting and music teacher Nick Bell will again offer a special summer camp which makes professional theatrical training available to area youth. Bell said this is the fourth year for the theater camp he started. “It ...

87th St. Rita’s Festival scheduled in Connellsville

By Tribune-Review
The 87th St. Rita’s Festival is Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Anyone of any age can enjoy themselves playing games including bingo; eating delicious Italian food, baked goods and ice cream; and just running into everyone else who is having a ...

Artist of the month from Chalk Hill goes back to nature

By Karl Polacek
“I’ve been painting all my life, really,” said Connie Shoaf, 75, of Chalk Hill. Shoaf is the Fayette County Courthouse Law Library Artist of the ...

Grandmother of boy dropped at Uniontown Hospital says he’s in ICU

By Stacey Federoff
A boy who was a day old when a nurse accidentally dropped him at Uniontown Hospital is in intensive care, his grandmother said Saturday. Angelique Parker of Brownsville said her grandson’s temperature was unstable because of his head trauma, prompting …

Uniontown set for free summer concert series

By Franklin Lacava
Music aficionados of all ages may wish to clip and save the tentative dates for this season’s schedule of free concerts presented Monday evenings throughout ...

Fayette County men recount fathers’ roles in World War II

By Laura Szepesi
As V-J Day approaches, two local residents remember their fathers who served during World War II. For those who don’t know what V-J Day was: it ...

Post-war ‘welcome’ still stings Vietnam War veteran from Connellsville

By Laura Szepesi
Fifty years has not mellowed the melancholy of many who fought in the Vietnam War — although technically, the 10-year conflict wasn’t even called a ...

Aaron’s building review planned

By Karl Polacek
When the Connellsville Planning Commission meets Tuesday, members will have a chance to review complete plans for the renovation of the Aaron’s building, at the corner of Apple and Pittsburgh streets. Tom Currey, city zoning and health officer, said ...

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